‘The Lion King’: Rs 13.17-cr haul on day 1 in India


“The Lion King” has registered a business of Rs 13.17 crore on its opening day in India, and the trade believes the film will only seen an upturn in collections over the weekend. Many feel it could record the third-highest opening weekend for a Hollywood film in India, after only “Avengers: Endgame” and “Avengers: Infinity

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passes away

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit passed away Saturday at a private hospital here, her family and the party said. She was 81.She was admitted to Escorts hospital a few days ago.She breathed her last around 3.55 p.m.

ISRO wishes luck to ‘Mission Mangal’ team

Although the recently-launched trailer of “Mission Mangal” is seeing numerous hilarious memes on the internet, it has garnered praise from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).The space research organisation lauded the film as an effort to beautifully depict the emotions and passion that it invests in its missions. “‘Mission Mangal’ trailer beautifully shows the glimpses

Take hot bath 90 minutes before bedtime for super sleep

 Taking hot bath at least 90 minutes before bedtime is your ticket to sound sleep. Just remember that the water temperature should be around 40-42 degrees Celsius, else you may not get better shuteye.Biomedical engineers at University of Texas-Austin reached this conclusion after analyzing thousands of studies linking water-based passive body heating, or bathing and

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation, an official said here.He further said Sidhu’s resignation has been forwarded to Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore.The acceptance of the resignation came days after Sidhu resigned from Punjab Cabinet.Singh, who was in Delhi earlier this week, had said Tuesday he would decide on

Not fair to win the World Cup like that: Captain Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice — first in regular play and then in the Super Over — and Morgan’s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of

Holy cows different from commercial cows: Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa

Punjab Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has said that “holy cows” are different from the “commercial cows” and central government should define it and devise its policies accordingly.   While speaking on accidents caused by stray cattle, Bajwa on Friday said: “I request all organisations and centre to clearly define “holy cow”. Cows protected by

Death toll rises to 10 in China gas factory blast

At least 10 people have been killed, 19 severely injured and five others are missing after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in China‘s Henan Province, authorities confirmed on Saturday.  A device in the gas factory owned by the Henan Coal Gas (Group) Co. Ltd., located in the city of Yima, exploded at around

Over 2.38 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 19 days

Over 2.38 lakh pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra during the last 19 days as another batch of 4,094 yatris left Jammu on Saturday for the cave shrine in Kashmir Valley, officials said. Since the Yatra began on July 1, a total of 2,38,974 pilgrims had ‘darshan’ at the cave shrine. Police said another

India asks Pakistan to release Kulbhushan Jadhav forthwith

A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stayed Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence, India has asked Pakistan to release the former Navy officer without any delay.In a statement in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said Jadhav was innocent of the charges levelled against him. “No forced confession that too without legal

US-based Kashmiri doctors to launch critical care ambulance service in Valley

Alarmed by the number of road accident deaths in Jammu and Kashmir, a group of US based Kashmiri doctors is all set to provide fully equipped critical care ambulances.”In the absence of emergency service in the ambulances, the US-based group of Kashmiri doctors have launched a programme to provide fully-equipped ambulances with paramedics and junior

No proposal from Centre on atomic energy units: Punjab CM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was yet to receive any proposal from the Central government for establishment of atomic energy units at the Bathinda and Ropar power plants.At the same time, the Chief Minister said he had never had any problems working with the Centre. Cordial relations between the Central and state

Amarinder Gill’s movie “Chal Mera Putt” Trailer Released

The trailer of Amarinder Gill’s new movie ‘Chal Mera Putt‘ has been released. The film is going to be released in theaters on July 26. The movie starcast had shared the release of the movie trailer and shared a poster of film. Talking about the poster, Amarinder and Simmi are seen in a very different

16% decline in HIV cases since 2010: UNAIDS

The UNAIDS in its latest report issued on Tuesday said that globally, around 1.7 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2018, a 16 per cent decline since 2010, driven mostly by steady progress across most of eastern and southern Africa.UNAIDS’ Global AIDS Update showed that South Africa, for example, has made huge advances

Kesarbai Building missing from BMC’s list of ‘dangerous’ structures

The name of the ill-fated Kesarbai Building, which crashed on Tuesday killing at least two persons, is mysteriously omitted from a comprehensive list of 499 “dangerous” buildings prepared by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), said a RTI activist. Mumbai Building Repairs and Reconstruction Board (MBRRB) Chairman Vinod Ghosalkar, however, feared the toll on Tuesday could

‘A Quiet Place’ sequel starts rolling

Writer-director John Krasinski has started filming the sequel of his critically-acclaimed horror flick of 2018, “A Quiet Place”.”A Quiet Place” was about a post-apocalyptic world where humans are the prey of fast-moving creatures who track victims by sound. Krasinski took to Twitter to share the update on the sequel by posting an image of the

Katrina oozes oomph in white swimsuit on 36th b’day

Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif, who turned 36 on Tuesday, is living it up on the beaches of Mexico.The actress took to Instagram to share a photograph that captures her posing in a white swimsuit on the serene beaches.She captioned the image with her birthday cake, the Mexican flag and heart emojis. Netizens including her friends

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner: Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that “no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner”.On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first World Cup after losing on boundary count to England in the finals

SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from accepting MLAs’ resignations

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by the MLAs of the JD-S-Congress coalition on July 6.A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sought a clear response from senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi representing Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar. “You

Google’s ‘Internet Saathis’ now cover 2.6 lakh Indian villages

Google Indias ‘Internet Saathi‘ programme aimed to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states — Punjab and Odisha — thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states, the company announced on Tuesday. Launched as a pilot project in 2015 along with Tata Trusts, ‘Internet Saathi’ programme focuses on